In a ruling released on April 7, Judge Christina A. Snyder of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California stated that a representation of the historic San Gabriel Mission topped by a tiny cross that was included in the Los Angeles County seal violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

Appearing on Fox News Sunday, President Obama told host Chris Wallace that the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server is being conducted without “political influence.” But he also said that he stands behind previous statements that he and White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest have made that Clinton “has not jeopardized America’s national security."

Florida residents are launching an opposition campaign against the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to combat the Zika virus. Opponents contend that the release of the “mutant bugs” is likely to have unintended consequences and should not be done against the will of the people, particularly without “third-party, peer-reviewed research.”

In testimony provided to the House Judiciary Committee, National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd stated that Border Patrol agents have been ordered to release illegal immigrants apprehended at the Rio Grande — even those who were still “dripping-wet” from having just crossed the river — unless agents actually saw the aliens climbing out of the river.

Despite government’s assurance that water quality in Flint, Michigan, is improving, wary residents distrust both their tap water and the environmental bureaucrats who caused the crisis.